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NISAW 2016 – Tropical Soda Apple


February 25, 2016

Florida ranchers know Tropical Soda Apple (TSA) as the “Plant from Hell”. It was first noticed in south Florida, but its seeds survive in the digestive tract of animals and it spread north through the movement of hay and cattle. TSA ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Florida Panhandle, Habitat Conservation, Invasive, Invasive Species, Invasive Species Of The Day, Invasives, Land Management, NISAW, NISAW2016, Panhandle Outdoors, Tropical Soda Apple, TSA

Dodder: Vampire Plant or Nature’s Own Genetic Modification Organism?


July 10, 2015

Vampires of all types and genetic modifications are hot topics these days, and a common, but uncommon looking and acting Florida weed may have combined the two subjects. Dodder, a native invasive, parasitic plant, reproduces by seed but ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Dodder, Environmental Education, Invasive, Invasive Species, Land Management, Master Gardener, Panhandle Outdoors, Parasite, Plants

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